Greece Ionian Explorer

Luxury skippered sailing holidays

Greece Ionian Explorer

8Days    From  €1,274pp
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Greece Ionian Explorer

Greece Ionian Explorer

Explore the lush northern Ionian islands off the coast of Corfu, with hidden sea caves and turquoise waters. Sharing a yacht with other guests, this trip is perfect for those looking for a relaxed and social sailing holiday on a modern and spacious catamaran.

Highlights

Corfu

Discover stunning coastlines and charming towns on the Emerald Island of Greece.

Paxos Island

Meet friendly locals and enjoy white sand beaches on this small Ionian island.

Sivota

Snorkel the blue lagoon and discover natural beauty in Sivota.

Parga

Witness the beautiful pastel village with crystal-clear bays and a Venetian castle.

Itinerary

The itinerary and sailing route is subject to change dependent on weather and prevailing conditions. Guests under the age of 18 are only permitted on whole yacht bookings or our Private Yacht Charters.

Day 1

Gouvia, Corfu

Welcome to your Greece Ionian Explorer with Yacht Getaways! You'll start your holiday in Gouvia Marina, fully equipped with a swimming pool, attractive tavernas and supermarkets, perfectly situated for the start of your week-long adventure. Spend the morning at a nearby beach or exploring the local stores before meeting your crew.

Day 1 cont

Kalami Bay

We’ll ease you into your holiday by sailing to the tranquil waters of Kalami Bay on the North East coast of Corfu. Enjoy the afternoon paddleboarding around the crystal-clear waters or reading a book on deck. In the evening, sample traditional Greek cuisine in a seafront restaurant while taking in a breathtaking Greek sunset.

Day 2

Lakka, Paxos

After breakfast we'll sail towards Lakka, a small but vibrant village, home to beautiful beaches and turquoise waters. Studded with secluded bays and sea caves, this part of Paxos Island is an explorer’s dream and a great spot for discovering the underwater world. Round off the day with a local wine and a night under the stars.

Day 3

Gaios, Paxos

Enjoy a cruisy morning sail to Gaios, the largest and liveliest of the villages on Paxos. The beauty of this idyllic island lies in the secluded coves and beaches so take a bike or scooter for an afternoon of exploring and swimming. Wander the town in the evening before enjoying a fresh seafood dinner at a local taverna.

Day 4

Antipaxos

After a morning swim we'll sail over to a true hidden gem of the Ionian islands. The tiny and totally unspoilt island of Antipaxos will be a once in a lifetime experience. Enjoy blissful white sand beaches and shallow waters by day, and anchor under the stars at night to admire the sparkling night sky from the deck of your catamaran.

Day 5

Parga

Next up, we make our way to Parga one of the most beautiful villages in the Ionian. You'll be treated with two crystal clear bays either side of the main town and a Venetian castle forming an impressive backdrop. Climb to the castle for a stunning view or explore the charming town, its boutique shops and the best of Greek hospitality.

Day 6

Sivota Mourtos

Today you'll have time to practice your sailing as we head for Sivota stopping for a swim stop on the way. Well known because of the area's natural beauty you'll find yourself in a lush, verdant paradise featuring endless olive groves and pine forests. Snorkel in the blue lagoon before enjoying a final sunset drink in the harbour.

Day 7 & 8

Gouvia, Corfu

Enjoy a final swim at sea before we sail back to Corfu. Arriving in the early afternoon you'll have plenty of time to explore the UNESCO listed old town, complete with winding cobbled streets, ancient stone walls and pastel window shutters. Raise a glass to an amazing holiday together before enjoying a final night on your catamaran.

What’s included

Seven nights accommodation on your own Catamaran

Freshly prepared meals - half & full board options

Sunset cocktails and selected local aperitifs

Explore & learn to sail with your RYA qualified Skipper

Wine and soft drinks served with all meals

2 Stand up paddleboards & snorkelling equipment

Superb hospitality with your professional Host

Complimentary tea, coffee and drinking water

Towels and fresh linen for the week

Luxury at Sea

Our Catamarans

Our luxurious catamarans accommodate 8-12 guests in a collection of comfortable cabin sizes. With a fleet ranging in size from 42-62 feet, our catamarans provide plenty of space for you to sit back and relax on your sailing holiday.

Our Cabins

Our yachts consist of four to six double cabins, each with their own ensuite, with options to book Standard, Queen or King cabins. This will become your home away from home as you enjoy a week of relaxation, sunbathing and exploring local spots.

Skipper & Host

Our first-class skipper and host teams are committed to the excellence of your trip, taking care of every detail of your holiday and ensuring you have access to all the best sights, restaurants and stunning hidden bays.

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Getting there

Corfu International Airport hosts regular direct flights from the UK, as well as domestic connections via Athens and other European capitals. Gouvia marina is just 9km from the airport and can easily be reached with a short taxi ride.